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Nov 28, 2012 7:30am EST
and is a distinguished economist. he was john mccain's economic adviser in the first campaign. he is now running the american action forum. he is one of the best hot shots on fiscal issues but does it kindly and then we have steve case. i wanted to give him chairmanship of the jobs council, jeff immelt had that but not for long. steve case, one of the founders and chairman of aol, he chairs the entrepreneurship council, chairman of revolution, very tied up in trying to think about what are the spark the drive innovation, creativity, how do you drive young people here. you have been involved in a major study, u.s. competitive project at harvard business school. engage thousands of people, thousands of voices, discussions with hundreds of economic leaders and come up with a eight point plan of things you are advocating. i have gone through and some of that makes a lot of sense to me. it would have made sense in the 1990s and the 1980s. what makes you think this is such a big deal now? >> i want to say we have had a chance to interact with the jobs council in the harvard business school effort and
CSPAN
Dec 4, 2012 9:00am EST
not worked well. to show you how right they are is a statement made yesterday by john mccain. now, john mccain, mr. president, he and i have had our political differences, but no one, no one can quibble with the fact that john mccain is an american patriot. he's a navy aviator, shot down in vietnam. spent years -- years -- i think it was six and a half or seven years as a prisoner of war. four and a half of those years in solitary confinement. he and i came to the house of representatives together. i know how the house works. i served in it. and i appreciate my friend, the republican leader, giving a mini lecture on the house, but i don't need one. i served in the house, and i know how the house works. and i know what john mccain said yesterday because i'm reading a verbatim transcript from those proceedings yesterday. here's what he said: "i apologize for what seems to have happened and much to my dismay it lends credence to the argument that maybe we ought not to do business the way we are doing here in the united states senate." john mccain said this. mr. president, as i said in my opening
CSPAN
Dec 5, 2012 9:00am EST
be no different." madam president, this wasn't some ultra liberal speaking. it was senator john mccain, a disabled veteran, a hero from the vietnam conflict, who broke with extremists and tea partiers and voted to ratify the treaty. the convention also has the strong support from a number of other leading republicans, including george h.w. bush, the first president bush, who by the way of course was a world war ii veteran, did heroic things during that war. and it also has the support of former senate majority leader bob dole, certainly a patriot. senator dole, a disabled veteran from world war ii, who led the fight to pass the treaty, was here yesterday urging republicans to support it. now, mr. president, think about that. robert dole, who was grievously injured in world war ii, spent more than two years in a hospital, he came to this senate floor, and the first speech he gave was on disabilities, and we needed to do something about it. he was here -- he led the fight to pass the treaty, urging republicans to support it. a few republicans greeted him as he was in his wheelchair here. they greete
CSPAN
Dec 4, 2012 11:00pm EST
of senator bob dole and president bush. and john mccain and dick lugar. people who have been in the trenches on us and take the advice of the disability community here and abroad. if we do that, we will win a resounding victory. thank you. >> the senator from massachusetts. >> mr. president, we have had four successive democratic senator speak. there is nobody here from the other side. i don't feel that it is fair to have our time.as a result. i asked at the time be charged the opponents. >> is there objection? >> without objection. >> i thank the chair. >> i would like to give advice and consent to a treaty that becomes a supreme law of the land on par with federal statutes and mrs. article six of the u.s. constitution that is in our constitution. and that is why we must ratify treaties, and in doing so, global warming majority of constituents on this mob has been in opposition to the convention. approximately 1000 letters in opposition, 40 or so letters in support. i along with 36 senators, we believe a treaty is a robust document that is sometimes including statutory law. treaties are to
CSPAN
Nov 28, 2012 12:00pm EST
to join with those on the other side -- senators john mccain, senator lindh did i, rubio, rand paul, and senator jeff flake who have expressed an interest in this issue to make sure we move forward in a bipartisan fashion to try to finally find a solution to immigration reform. let me close by thanking senators kyl and senator kay bailey hutchison. yesterday they introduced the achieve act, which has been called the republican version of the dream act. i've worked with them for a long time. we share many of the same ideas. we have some differences. i have some concerns, but i really appreciate that senator kyl and senator hutchison have come forward with this proposal -- the presiding officer: the senator's time has expired. mr. durbin: i ask two additional minutes, please. the presiding officer: without objection. mr. durbin: i'm sorry that i won't have the chance to work with these two senators on these measures because they're retiempleg buretiring. but i hope we can build on what they've offered in a bipartisan fashion. let me point out two major concerns with the cay chiefage o
CSPAN
Nov 30, 2012 8:00pm EST
john mccain are managing this bill. we understand they hope to finish in three days. that didn't happen come as to how much more work is there to do on a quiet >> it remains to be seen. a lot needs to be sorted out behind-the-scenes. i believe they would like to finish up by monday and that's pretty much wherever it right now. >> how superb defense authorization bill this year. >> i was speaking to people in the house side of senior congressional over the end they do not see any major difficulties in getting this done. last year but at a conference on a nine-day thing i was assured that they believe they could do the same this time. so does the look like it's terribly contentious. both committees and houses that were keeping this is a noncontroversial thing. as you know we come to the end of the sessions of any threat quickly. >> to think i'll do it before the end of the year? >> absolutely. >> frank oliveri writes for congressional quarterly. we thank you for your time. >> by pleasure. >> next, for metallic governor, arnold schwarzenegger takes part in a form in politics and hollywood.
CSPAN
Nov 30, 2012 11:00pm EST
carl levin mse mentioned john mccain are managing this bill. they hope to finish it up in three days. that didn't happen. how much more work is there to do one of? >> it really remains to be seen. a lot needs to be sorted out behind the scenes. i do believe they would like to finish up by monday and that's pretty much where we arrived by now. >> the house approved its authorization bill this year. out of the senate's bill differ from the hospital? >> abeche speaking to people in the house sides and senior congressional aide and they do not see any major difficulties in getting this done. last year they were able to get a conference done and i was assured that they believe they can do the same this time. so to sum up like it's terribly contentious. both committees in house and senate were trained to keep this as a noncontroversial things. coming to the end the session they needed that. >> to think i'll do it before the end of the year? >> absolutely. >> frank oliveri rates for congressional quarterly. we thank you for your time. >> my pleasure. >> .thanks, arnold schwarzenegger on a f
CSPAN
Nov 29, 2012 2:00am EST
fellow republicans in the room to quote john mccain it's always darkest before it's completely black. but as we look at this election, there's a couple of things that i think are astounding to focus on. the last presidential candidate who achieved 60% of the white vote in the country was bush and he received over 400 electoral votes 24 years ago. in the 2004 bush campaign we received 44% of the latino vote in the electorate. we were having discussions in the white house in 2005 that we were within the territory that we were able to get to majority status with latino voters in the country. and if you look at the election results where mitt romney is below 30%, you can really see the republican's party deliberate strategy to annual nies paying off. and so when we look at as a party and we look at the demographic changes in the country in the west but also give consideration to the fact that some of the fastest growing latino states are north carolina and ohio and not necessarily the southwest border states and states in the rocky mountain west. we also have to look in this election at
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